Call for applications for Institute of Bankers Pakistan IBP Essay Competition 2018. IBP is established in 1951 and is a leading financial sector training and development institute, formed to provide professional training and qualifications to human resource of banking  fraternity. IBP Essay Competition seeks to engage the professionals and non-professionals in a healthy, informal learning activity to foster exchange of knowledge and learning outcomes.

IBP Essay Competition will serve as a healthy motivational activity; fostering creative thinking, boosting analytical skills and inviting innovative ideas to further develop and contribute significantly in the financial sector of the country.

Host Country:
  • Pakistan
Host Organisation:
  • Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP)
  1. SME: Role of Banks in development SME in Pakistan
  2. Compliance: Managing Compliance risks in Banks: Issues & Challenges
  3. Digital Banking: The future of Banking ? Digital vs Bricks & Mortar

Essay Competition

  • 1st Prize: PKR 150,000 and Gold Medal
  • 2nd Prize: PKR 100,000
  • 3rd Prize: PKR 75,000

Also Visit: OGDCL Talent Hunt Program 2o18

Eligibility Criteria:
  • The competition is open for different categories professionals & Academia
Essay Submission Rules:
  1. Only ONE topic should be selected for submission in the competition.
  2. Essay should be of minimum 3000 and maximum 3500 words.
  3. Essay should be in Microsoft Word format.
  4. Any content found Plagiarised by IBP will be immediately disqualified.
  5. Content should be relevant to the Essay Topic selected by participant.
  6. All Figures/Statistics should be up-to-date and accurate, with source(s) cited.
  7. All quotes should have a proper reference given.
  8. Essay submitted after the deadline will not be included in the Competition.
  9. This Form has to be filled out and signed by the participant;
  • No field should be left blank.
  • All information should be up-to-date.
  • A recent passport size photo should be attached.
  1. A scanned copy of this Form should be emailed along with the Essay to
  2. The topic shared shall remain a property of THE INSTITUTE OF BANKERS PAKISTAN and cannot be published anywhere else.
How to Apply:

Please share your Essay along with Essay Competition Participation Form and send on 

Application Deadline:  
  • JUNE 30, 2018


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